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WATCH: Dont have a car jack? No problem - Here's how to make your very own device to lift your vehicle

2018-09-12 06:49

Robin Classen

home-made jack

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While making your own car jack sounds like plenty of work, if you know how to weld, it can be pretty easy as the video from Dr. Hacker shows.

Steel tubing, a pair of rubber wheels and welding equipment are most of the things you need to be able to start this project.

No jack,no problem

Once everything is assembled and put together, it's time to test the new creation. Dr. Hacker notes that you must be strong enough to be able to lift the car into the air. Perhaps you'll need some help from a friend. He also advises that the device should not be used on modern or new cars because it will most certainly damage it.

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Jacks come with every car but maybe the previous owners lost or misplaced it over the years, leaving you with having to acquire a new one - which can be pricey depending on the type of device you would require.

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